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Denver Motor Vehicle Branches Closed for In-Person Transactions Starting Nov. 23

All 5 Denver Motor Vehicle branches will be closed to the public starting Nov. 23. Residents with registrations/tags that expired prior to November will be served in-person through the end of the week (Nov. 20).

Residents may complete most transactions by mail, phone, or here on denvergov.org/dmv. Residents are strongly encouraged to use online and mail options due to very high call volumes.

Denver Police Department officers and Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Right of Way Enforcement agents will not enforce expired tags in Denver beginning Mon., Nov. 23 until further notice.


2020 Furlough Day Closures: 

In addition to regular holiday closures, all Denver Motor Vehicle staff will be out of the office on the following days due to a citywide furlough:

  • November 27 (Friday after Thanksgiving)
  • December 24 (Christmas Eve)

Verification Requirements

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A VIN verification is required before registering a vehicle in the City and County of Denver when the vehicle:

  • has an out-of-state title,
  • was purchased outside of Colorado,
  • was transferred on a Purged Bill of Sale, or
  • requires a correction to the description on the title.

Denver Motor Vehicle performs VIN verifications and completes a Verification Vehicle Identification Number Form (PDF) (DR 2698 from Colorado Department of Revenue), Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM at any of our branch offices for $20.00 per vehicle (weather permitting).

Certified VIN Verification

Information about obtaining a Certified VIN verification can be found at the State of Colorado's VIN Inspection web site.  

 

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